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Author Acemoglu, Daron, author.

Title The narrow corridor : states, societies, and the fate of liberty / Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson.

Publication Info. New York : Penguin Press, 2019.
2 holds on first copy returned of 1 copy
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  320.011 ACE    IN TRANSIT
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Description xvii, 558 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (some color) ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents How does history end? -- The Red Queen -- Will to power -- Economics outside the corridor -- Allegory of good government -- The European scissors -- Mandate of Heaven -- Broken Red Queen -- Devil in the details -- What's the matter with Ferguson? -- The paper leviathan -- Wahhab's children -- Red Queen out of control -- Into the corridor -- Living with the leviathan.
Summary "A crucial new big-picture framework that answers the question of how liberty flourishes in some states but falls to authoritarianism or anarchy in others--and explains how it can continue to thrive despite new threats"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Liberty.
State, The.
Power (Social sciences) -- Political aspects.
Direct democracy.
Decentralization in government.
Executive power.
Violence -- Political aspects.
Genre Nonfiction.
Added Author Robinson, James A., 1960- author.
ISBN 9780735224384 (hardcover)
0735224382 (hardcover)
9781984879189 (international/export)
1984879189 (international/export)
Standard No. 40029483727
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